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Brittany Ashmore

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Making connections over coffee

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. I’m partnering with Folgers® at Walmart through the Share A Cup & A Story campaign to create personal connections within my community         Connections. They are made when two people have something in common. Many times people will make an impact on your life. If you take steps to get to know them. You know almost instantly…

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How to encourage a learning environment for your 3 month old.

This post is sponsored by Gymboree!  The toys were provided by Skip Hop and Tomy. All opinions are 100% my own! This post contains affiliate links, and I receive a commission if you make a purchase using the links in my post.   Leighton is almost 4 months now and she is starting to grab things! She loves touching fabrics that are soft and make a sound when rubbing them. She laughs and smiles so much now and it’s the…

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How to throw a Tropical themed Birthday Party!

This post is sponsored by Chuck E. Cheese’s + Shindigz+ Oriental Trading!! All opnions are 100% my own! Ainsley’s 4th birthday party was a breeze thanks to some amazing brands! I am usually the one to plan a party at my house and do everything myself with the help of some restaurants! This year Ainsley decided to have her party at Chuck E. Cheese’s instead! I was pretty hesitant at first because that would mean I wouldn’t be in control. At Chuck…

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These are the days.

Thank you Gymboree for sponsoring this post and a huge thank you to phil & teds for Leighton’s amazing stroller.       The days are super long especially if have nowhere to go. Staying home hasn’t been too hard. This is my second day not teaching. Obviously I will still be teaching my children at home…but won’t be teaching in a classroom setting anymore, at least for a while. Would I go back? Yes, when the timing is right.…

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How to establish an after school routine

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media.     Well school is in full swing! The days of sleeping in late, watching TV all day, and having no routines are over… Well at least in our house they are. I was actually ready for my kids to head back to school. I am all about routines and schedules. My teaching 1st grade days are done and now I get to be more involved in my kid’s lives.…

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5 Reasons why your child needs a Woom bike!

A huge thank you to Woom Bikes for sponsoring this post and providing 2 bikes to review!There are also affiliate links throughout this post. By clicking on them you are supporting The Ashmores Blog!   Both of my kids love being outside and love having something to ride on! It was time to upgrade Oakland’s current bike because he had grown out of it. He also has always wanted a bike with a kickstand and gears! We had the opportunity…

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New seasons are hard.

Well school starts on Tuesday for my little guy. He’s headed to 2nd grade and I am not headed back to the classroom. I wrote this post in March and announced I wasn’t going to go back to teaching after  7 years. This decision seemed like the right one for our family of 5. I had always wanted to stay home with my kids and be that mom that was able to attend every field trip and be present in the classroom but my…

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How to start a mom blog

Step 1: Be a mom. Step 2: Pick a name for you blog. Just remember this name will be with you forever. Ha, just kidding,  it’ll be with you until you change it and re-brand ( If you ever choose to).  I knew when I first started out that I wanted to reach other moms with my stories and struggles. I wanted my family name to be incorporated in my blog name. My blog is about my lifestyle, my role…

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5 Preschool essentials for your family road trip!

      I always associate the word Summer with ROAD TRIPS. As a child I never really went out of town on road trips. I remember going to my great-grandma’s near Tyler and then to San Antonio in 6th grade but that’s it. My dad worked hard  and that didn’t leave much time to travel.   I want to take my kids everywhere I didn’t get to go as a child! Our kids have been to Florida and that’s…

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Our San Antonio summer vacation!

A huge thank you to La Cantera Resort for sponsoring this post as well as other amazing venues and companies listed below!     Summer is a time for fun adventures and traveling to new places! As you might know having a newborn and traveling isn’t the easiest thing to do. Leighton is almost 3 months and she took her first road trip to San Antonio this Summer! When we were making Summer plans I knew I didn’t want to…

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